Sheriff Salary

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What is the average salary for a Sheriff?

The average salary of a Sheriff is $28.2. Salaries start from $15.7 and go up to $43.6. Please note that the average salary for a Sheriff may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

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$0 $43.6
Starting ($15.71)
Junior ($20.15)
Experienced ($26.99)
Senior ($35.44)
Highest ($43.6)
Highest

The top 10% of Sheriffs in United States earn:

$43.6
Senior

The top 25% of Sheriffs in United States earn:

$35.4
Experienced

The middle 50% of Sheriffs in United States earn:

$27.0
Junior

The bottom 25% of Sheriffs in United States earn:

$20.2
Starting

The bottom 10% of Sheriffs in United States earn:

$15.7

Historical salary

Sheriff salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Sheriff Salary in New Jersey 42.4 1
Sheriff Salary in California 41.4 2
Sheriff Salary in Alaska 35.6 3
Sheriff Salary in New York 34.0 4
Sheriff Salary in Washington 34.0 5
Sheriff Salary in District of Columbia 33.4 6
Sheriff Salary in Illinois 33.0 7
Sheriff Salary in Nevada 32.8 8
Sheriff Salary in Delaware 31.1 9
Sheriff Salary in Connecticut 30.8 10
Sheriff Salary in Colorado 30.5 11
Sheriff Salary in Oregon 29.8 12
Sheriff Salary in Pennsylvania 28.9 13
Sheriff Salary in Arizona 28.4 14
Sheriff Salary in Maryland 28.4 15
Sheriff Salary in United States 28.2 16
Sheriff Salary in Minnesota 28.0 17
Sheriff Salary in Massachusetts 27.9 18
Sheriff Salary in Hawaii 27.6 19
Sheriff Salary in Florida 27.5 20
Sheriff Salary in Rhode Island 26.4 21
Sheriff Salary in Wisconsin 26.0 22
Sheriff Salary in Michigan 25.9 23
Sheriff Salary in Ohio 25.8 24
Sheriff Salary in Texas 25.5 25
Sheriff Salary in Iowa 25.1 26
Sheriff Salary in Nebraska 24.8 27
Sheriff Salary in Wyoming 24.6 28
Sheriff Salary in New Hampshire 24.5 29
Sheriff Salary in Virginia 24.5 30
Sheriff Salary in North Dakota 24.2 31
Sheriff Salary in Idaho 22.7 32
Sheriff Salary in Montana 22.7 33
Sheriff Salary in Indiana 22.7 34
Sheriff Salary in New Mexico 22.6 35
Sheriff Salary in Utah 22.3 36
Sheriff Salary in Kansas 21.2 37
Sheriff Salary in Missouri 21.2 38
Sheriff Salary in Vermont 20.7 39
Sheriff Salary in Maine 20.6 40
Sheriff Salary in South Dakota 20.2 41
Sheriff Salary in Oklahoma 20.2 42
Sheriff Salary in Tennessee 20 43
Sheriff Salary in Kentucky 19.9 44
Sheriff Salary in Alabama 19.7 45
Sheriff Salary in North Carolina 19.7 46
Sheriff Salary in Louisiana 18.7 47
Sheriff Salary in Georgia 18.4 48
Sheriff Salary in South Carolina 18.2 49
Sheriff Salary in West Virginia 18.2 50
Sheriff Salary in Arkansas 17.8 51
Sheriff Salary in Mississippi 15.3 52
Sheriff Salary in Puerto Rico 14.4 53